post·​teen ˌpōst-ˈtēn How to pronounce postteen (audio)
: occurring after one is no longer a teenager
In this chapter, I define youth broadly as that period in an individual's life between childhood and adulthood. This period may include preteen, teen, and some postteen years.Collins O. Airhihenbuwa

Word History

First Known Use

1938, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of postteen was in 1938

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“Postteen.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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